Library Media Specialist

Recruiter
Bridgeport Public Schools
Location
Bridgeport
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR

Bridgeport Public Schools

45 Lyon Terrace, Room 310

Bridgeport, CT 06604

LIBRARY-MEDIA SPECIALIST

Blackham School

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Develops library procedures and routines by planning daily activities

* Establishes rules and procedures for circulation of materials

* Creates an environment that is conducive to active and participatory learning, resource-based instructional practices, and collaboration with teaching staff

* Shares with the learning community collaboratively developed and up-to-date district policies concerning such issues as materials selection, circulation, reconsideration of materials, copyright, privacy, and acceptable use

* Encourages the use of instructional technology to engage students and to improve learning

* Commits to remaining current in professional practices and developments, information technologies, and educational research

* Collaborates with teachers and students to design and teach engaging inquiry and learning experiences and assessments that incorporate multiple literacies and foster critical thinking

* Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Required certification: School Library-Media Specialist (062); Master's degree preferred

* Three years' successful experience in an urban setting preferred

* Experience in the use of educational technology

* Excellent oral and written communication and human relation skills

Salary will be in accordance with the BEA contract salary schedule. Qualified candidates who wish to apply should access the Bridgeport Public Schools' website:



"It is the policy of the Bridgeport Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, present or past mental disorder, mental retardation or learning disability, in any of its educational programs, activities or employment practices."

"The Bridgeport Board of Education in an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer"

04/21/16